Sneak preview.Mod Healthc. 2012 Mar 05; 42(10):6-7, 1.MH
Hospitals were grateful for the advance look they got of the value-based purchasing program, but the convoluted calculations have some nonplused. "Competition is so high that even if you are above the 90th percentile, you could still have a very poor score and leave money on the table," says Tami Lewis, of Robinson Memorial Hospital, Ravenna, Ohio. "How do you convey a message like that to employees?"